Each of our organisations offer pre-booked visits on a range of themes. All the collections can be used to teach across different subjects and topics. Alternatively, you can combine visits to more than one collection.
We are looking forward to welcoming school groups back into the museum and have been working on ways to ensure that our staff, volunteers and visiting school groups remain safe.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 5
How do we know what extinct creatures looked like when we only have fossil bones?
Experiment for the classroom: Igneous intrusions
Experiment for the classroom: Rising eruptive plumes
A PowerPoint for a self-led session on the enigmatic Mesolithic Red Deer antler headdress
Virtual Evolution session for Key Stage 2:
The Museum of Zoology are pleased to have launched our digital sessions, delivered by a member of the Museum’s learning team from the Museum’s galleries into your classroom.
A how to guide for student researchers featuring Health and History: Skeletons as Sources.
Learn about bird adaptations and how birds have adapted to their environment
How to find fossils in flint gravel.
Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake resistant buildings
How does your body work? Find out more about your eyes, ears, bones, heart and brain.
A PowerPoint for a self-led Stone Age to Iron Age session
Find out more about the objects and habits that the Romans introduced to Britain.
Find out more about the oldest modern bird fossil from the age of dinosaurs
Based on the story and sculpture of Medusa, follow this simple tutorial to make your own mask.
Make your own Ichthyosaur and dinosaur bones.
A how to guide for student researchers featuring The Twins by John Everett Millais.
Use objects and equipment from the Whipple museum to explore the science of light and shadows.
Learn more about Greek Pottery using vase templates and sherds from the Museum's collection to design your own vase.
Find out more about the earth, sun, moon and planets using objects from the Whipple Museum
Experiment for the classroom: Dissolved gas in magma
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 4
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 2
Find out why Antarctic marine life is under threat from climate change with this easy experiment.
The Museum of Classical Archaeology offers engaging, interactive and educational sessions, live from the closed museum. Learn more about the Ancient World with the help of an internet connection.
Find out more about some amazing women using the collections from the Whipple Museum.
Did you know that 10-20% of all creatures dredged up from the Antarctic sea beds are completely new to science? These new discoveries all need a Scientific Name to help us to identify them.
Follow the instructions to write a Greek myth with heroes, villains, gods and monsters.
Learn the skills of an archaeologist by taking a closer look at this ancient tombstone.
Why do we want to know about what is going on deep beneath our feet? And how do we go about studying it?
Ancient heroes came in all shapes and sizes. In this activity you will make your own hero inspired by the collection at the Museum of Classical Archaeology.
A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session.
Great cross-curriculum ideas to get children away from a computer screen. Designed for primary school children, but adaptable for other age groups.
You can choose to arrange a visit with one of our learning officers or lead the day yourself
Kaitlin Ferguson show us how to make a geology zine inspired by Mary Anning's fossils
A PowerPoint for a self-led Ancient Maya session
Created in consultation with school teachers and University researchers, we hope to provide real-life case studies and adaptable materials to help bring your topics to life.
See a range of school sessions available for key stage 3
In the Museum of Classical Archaeology, the statues are plaster copies of other statues. The process of making them is called plaster casting. In this activity, learn how make your own moulds and casts to create your own model.
Experiment for the classroom: Earthquake body waves
Learning about the Ancient Greeks is now even easier with this selection of downloadable resources.
We have a number of free resources available for schools for both classroom based learning and to support a visit to the Garden